NEET PG 2019

Exam Date : 7th January 2019
Result Date : 13th January 2019

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National Eligibility cum Entrance Test – Post Graduate (NEET-PG) 2019:

  • About: NEET-PG is a single eligibility-cum-ranking entrance examination for various MD/MS and PG Diploma Courses as per Section (10) of Indian Medical Council Act 1956.

  • Unlike the traditional pen and paper-based test which AIIMS has been conducting over the years for admission to 50% All India Quota for Post Graduate courses in India, NEET PG is a Computer Based Test [CBT].

  •  NEET PG is based on ‘Percentage system’.The examination will comprise of 300 Multiple Choice Questions from the MBBS curriculum followed at medical colleges in India which is in accordance with Graduate Medical Education Regulation notified by Medical Council of India with initial approval of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India.

  • Admissions: NEET PG help to get admission in the top colleges of MD/MS and other PG diploma courses all over the India.

  • History: The first NEET PG was held by the National Board Of Examinations from the 23rd of November till the 6th of December in 2012, which was referred to as the "Testing Window". The exam was conducted high efficiently and more than 95,000 candidates registered for the same. The preparation of NEET PG will require important books that need to be learned with the specific syllabus.

  • Conducted by: NEET PG 2019  will be conducted in 86 exam centers across 41 cities. 

  • The Online registrations for NEET PG 2019  have started and will close on the second week of November.Candidates need to complete the procedure online.

  • Eligibility and Seat allocation: NEET PG 2019 shall be a single eligibility cum entrance examination for admission to Postgraduate Medical Courses’ for the academic session 2019 which includes the following sectors:

  • All India 50% quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses (in all states except Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana)

  • State quota seats for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses for all States/Union territories of India (including the states of Andhra Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Telangana)

  • MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at all Private Medical Colleges, Institutions & Universities/Deemed Universities all across India

  • MD/MS/PG Diploma courses at Armed Forces Medical Services Institutions

  • DNB Broad speciality courses (January 2019 Admission Session)

 The following Medical institutions are not covered by centralized admissions for MD/MS seats through NEET-PG for the 2019 session, as these institutes were set up by separate laws.

  • All India Institute Of Medical Science [ AIIMS ], New Delhi

  • Postgraduate Institute of Medical Education and Research [ PGIMER ], Chandigarh

  • Sanjay Gandhi Postgraduate Institute of Medical Sciences [ SGPGIMS ], Lucknow

  • Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research [ JIPMER ], Puducherry

  • National Institute of Mental Health and Neurosciences [ NIMHANS ], Bengaluru

  • Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology [ SCTIMST ], Trivandrum

NEET PG 2019 Summary:

Exam Summary for NEET:

Name of Exam

National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET)

Organised by

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE)


Undergraduate / Postgraduate


National Level

Courses Offered


NEET PG – MS/MD/PG Diploma

Number of Seats Offered

52,305 seats for MBBS and BDS

23,686 seats for MS/MD/PG Diploma

Duration of Course

MBBS: 4½ years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship

BDS: 4 years with 1-year compulsory rotating internship

MS: 3 years

MD: 3 years

Exam Duration

NEET UG – 3 hours

NEET PG – 3 hours 30 Mins

Mode of Examination

UG – Offline

PG – Online

Types of Question

Multiple Choice Questions with a single correct response

Number of Questions

UG -180

PG – 300

Negative Marking

UG -Yes

PG – No

Examination Date

PG – 7th January 2019 to 7th January 2019 


NEET PG Exam Pattern:

  • Exam type: The examination pattern shall be a Multiple Choice Questions exam delivered as a Computer Based Test (CBT). 

  • Language: The exam comprises of 300 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only.

  • Duration: The total timing exam is 3 hours.

NEET PG 2019 Syllabus:

  • Syllabus: The NEET PG 2019 syllabus is a very important component to streamline his preparation as a part of the examination.

  • Subjects: The NEET PG 2019 exam consists a total of 15 subjects.

  • To download the syllabus copy of the NEET PG 2019 exam Click here.

NEET PG 2019 Schedules:

  • Application form availability: The NEET PG 2019 application form will be available from 31st October 2018 to 27th November 2018.

  • Examination: The NEET PG 2019 examination will be held on 7th January 2019.

  • Results: The NEET PG 2019 results are expected to get on 13th January 2019.

NEET PG Eligibility Criteria:

  • Criteria: Candidates must satisfy eligibility criteria.Candidates in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship or/are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2019.

  • Age: There is no age bar for the NEET 2019 examination.

  • Cut off dates: The cut-off dates for the recognition of the Medical Colleges, from where the candidates have passed their MBBS Degree Course and completed compulsory rotatory Internship for the year 2016 will be as prescribed by MCI.The Colleges recognized after the cut-off date prescribed by MCI will not be considered.

NEET PG 2019 application process:

  • Availability of application form: Application form for NEET PG 2019 will start from 31st October 2018 to 27th November 2018.

  • Information: Feed all the information that is necessary to be filled.

  • Make sure: Before clicking a submit button please make sure the details that you have entered are correct.

NEET PG 2019 admit card:

  • Availability of admit card: The NEET PG 2019 admit card will be available from 27th September 2018.

  • Details: The admit card of NEET PG 2019 includes details like name, examination date etc.,

  • NOTE: It is mandatory to carry admit card for an exam, no candidate is allowed to write the exam without downloaded admit card.

NEET PG Exam Counselling 

  • About: NEET a single entrance cum examination for admission to MD/MS and PG courses in Medical Sciences for the year 2017, conducted by Medical Counselling Committee. 

  • Minimum marks: Candidates will be eligible to sit for the NEET PG counselling only if he has secured a minimum of 50 percentile and has a name in the merit list in the examination. 

  • Reporting: Candidates need to report at the allotted institute along with allotment letter and other necessary documents.

 News for NEET PG EXAM:


  • Adhar mandatory for NEET PG Exam 2018

 The examination body in charge of NEET PG 2018 and NEET-MDS 2018 has announced the requirement of Adhar number to complete the registration process.

  • NEET PG will be one session examination

Central Government has communicated recently that NEET PG 2018 will be conducted in one session.This step is taken to ensure fairness among all the candidates who appear for the exam.

  • DAMS organizes digital seminars to crack NEET PG exams

Delhi Acadamy of Medical Science is conducting a satellite link seminar to crack NEET PG exams.The major objective is to guide the aspirants to get admissions in MD/MS/Post Graduate diploma courses organized by NBE.

  • Neet students face problem in testing seats

Applications for Neet for PG courses released on October 31 led to chaos over testing seats as centers in Chennai, Kerala and other centers in Tamil Nadu were unavailable after around six hours of the release of the application.

  • Maharashtra department allows ‘non-NEET’ candidates to apply for BSc nursing course. 

  • National Board of Education (NBE) has begun the application process for NEET PG 2018, the online registration began on October 31, 2017, and will continue until November 27, 2017.

  • Doctors Association Kashmir (DAK) on Thursday decried the absence of NEET center for postgraduate medical courses in Kashmir saying it would jeopardize the career of thousands of aspiring doctors.

 NEET PG Results:

  • Result Publication: Candidates can view the results on the official portal of National Board of Examinations.Total marks secured by the candidate and the qualifying status is mentioned in the final marks list. 

  • Score acceptance: Students are admitted in PG Medical courses in top colleges and universities of the country on the basis of NEET PG score. 

  • Reservation: The result is announced in the form of the scorecard.The result and candidate data of State quota seats/ AFMS Institutes/ Other Private Universities/Institutes may be procured from the NBA by the concerned State Authority/University/Institute for generating their merit list/ eligibility list/category wise result as per their requirement/reservation policy.

Exam fees for NEET PG 2019 

The NEET PG exam fees have to be paid only through online with the use debit card or credit card issued by Banks of India or through net banking. No other modes of payments are acknowledged by NEET PG. The details about the exam fees for NEET PG 2019 is mentioned below


Exam Fees

General/OBC Candidates

Rs 3750/-

SC/ ST/ PWD/ PH Candidates

Rs 2750/-

NEET PG 2019 Exam Rules and Regulations:

If at any point of time in during training/examination, a candidate is found indulging in any of the following, he/she shall be deemed to have used unfair means and necessary actions will be taken.

  • If a candidate has made a wrong statement in his/her application form for admission to the examinations/counselling/training or has attempted to secure or has secured admission to any of the examinations of NNBEby making a false statement or by producing a false document.

  • If at any stage a candidate has tampered with an entry in the certificate or statement of marks or any other certificate issued by a governmental or non-governmental body or any other document that has been issued to him/her by the Board.

  • Use/possession of any kind of electronic gadgets including mobile phones with or without an active internet connection (whether the gadgets are actually used or not).

  • Having in possession of any notebook(s) or notes or chits or any other unauthorized material concerning the subject pertaining to the examination paper.

  • Anything wrote on any part of clothing, body, desk, table or any instrument such as set square, protractor, blotting paper, question paper, etc.

  • Giving or receiving assistance directly or indirectly of any kind or attempting to do so.

  • Change of seat without the permission of Examiner.

NEET PG previous years question papers

NEET PG 2018 Important Dates

Important Dates for NEET-PG 2019:

  • Application Process: From the 31st October 2018.

  • The results: The results to NEET PG will be updated on 13th January 2019.

  • The Release of Answer Keys: On the 13th of January 2019.

  • Examination Dates: NEET PG will be held from the 5th to the 13th of December 2019 in online mode.

  • Last Date for the Application: By the 27th November 2018.

  • Counselling Sessions: NEET PG counselling sessions will be held on 14th March 2019. 

NEET PG 2018 Eligibility

Eligibility summary for NEET PG 2019:

  • Marks Required for NEET PG: Candidates should have sufficient scores in their MBBS examinations to be eligible for NEET PG 2019 examination.

  • Qualifying Exam for NEET PG: Candidates who have studied/passed MBBS from the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jammu & Kashmir are not eligible for All India 50% Quota seats.However, the candidates who were nominated by the Government of India (under central pool seats) to do MBBS from Medical Colleges in Erstwhile Andhra Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir shall be eligible to apply for admission.

  • Age Limit for NEET PG: Candidates in possession of MBBS degree or Provisional MBBS Pass Certificate recognized as per the provisions of the Indian Medical Council Act 1956 and possess permanent or provisional registration certificate of MBBS qualification issued by the Medical Council of India or State Medical Council and have completed one year of internship or/are likely to complete the internship on or before 31st March 2019.

NEET PG 2018 Application Process

Application Process summary for NEET_PG 3year:

  • Official Website of NEET PG: Applicants willing to apply for NEET 2019 examination will have to visit the official website ( to start the Application Process.
  • Application Form to NEET PG: Since the Application Process for NEET PG 2019 is done online only, Candidates are requested to scan his/her passport size photograph in white background with no borders. The image should be clear enough to avoid blurring of the image while printing out the application form of NEET PG 2019. The image should be in colour as well. 
    The Candidate should also take a scanned copy of his Signature and Thumbprint in white background, making sure the image is clear enough to avoid blurring later on. They have to be scanned and uploaded in .jpg/.jpeg format only at the end of the Application Form.
  • Usage of Photographs in NEET PG Application Form:  After filling in the Application Form for NEET PG 2019 with the required details of the candidate according to his/her current official data, candidates will have to upload the scanned images of his/her Passport size photographScanned Signature, and Thumbprint at this stage. Candidates should keep in mind that once the application has been submittedno changes can be made further
    The registration will be completed only when the images have been uploaded successfully since these images will be used further for the Application Form as well as on the Admit Card of the candidate.
  • Payment of Application Fees to NEET PG: After the registration is completed, you will be redirected to a secure payment gateway. The candidate should pay the application form fee online or offline to finish the application form to JEE Main. 
    The candidate shall pay using Credit/Debit Card or by Net Banking if they are opting to pay the Application form fee online. Candidates are advised to have a copy of the successful payment done for the NEET PG 2019 examination for future references.

NEET PG 2018 Application Form Details

Application form details for NEET-PG 2019:

  • Examination Fee: 

          The examination fee for NEET PG is Rs. 2750/- (for SC/ST/PWD {Physically Handicapped} candidates) and Rs. 3750/-(for General/OBC candidates).

  • Documents Required for Application: 
  1. Candidates must then enter the total aggregate marks obtained in their professional MBBS examination along with the name of the university/institute and college where MBBS was completed, state and month and year of passing MBBS. 
  2. One will be required to provide additional information pertaining to being deported/rusticated during a medical course or being charged for use of unfair means by NBE or any other examination body.
  3. If they have appeared for any NBE exam before, please specify details. From 2019, all candidates will be required to compulsorily upload the image of their Photo id that they will be carrying to the test center on the day of the exam and their MCI/SMC certificate online.

NEET PG 2018 Admit Card

Admit cart summary of NEET PG 2019:

  • Publishing dates: It will be published in tentatively on April on the official website which can be downloaded by candidates online as it is mandatory to carry it during the exam.

  • Points to remember:  The print out of the admit card should be clear, tampering of admit card will lead to disqualification of the candidate, photo stuck should be clear and recent, plagiarizing will not be tolerated, candidate should be eligible to get the admit card

  • How to download: Visit official website then click on the book slot, enter your application number and details as required, verify the details and press confirm button.


    take the print out of the admit card

NEET PG 2018 Exam Pattern

  • Mode of NEET PG Examination: The candidates shall be allocated to appear either in FORENOON session or in the AFTERNOON session i.e. NEET PG 2019 comprises of ONE session/candidate only. 

  1. The examination shall be a Multiple Choice Questions exam delivered as a Computer Based Test (CBT). 

  2. The exam comprises of 300 Multiple Choices, single correct response questions in English language only.

  • Allotted Time: The total time allotted for NEET PG 2019.

  • Marking Scheme: Every multiple choice question carries one mark per right answer and there are no negative marking for wrong answers in NEET-PG examination.

NEET PG 2018 Syllabus

Subjects/Topics for NEET PG 2019:

  • Anatomy-15marks

  • Physiology-15marks

  • Biochemistry-15marks

  • Pharmacology-20marks

  • Microbiology-20marks

  • Pathology-25marks

  • Forensic Medicine-10marks

  • Social and Preventive Medicine-25marks

  • Medicine Dermatology & Venereology-37marks

  • Surgery, ENT, Orthopaedics, and Anaesthesia-46marks

  • Radiodiagnosis and Radiotherapy 
    12 (6+6) -12marks

  • Obstetrics and Gynaecology-25marks

  • Paediatrics-15marks

  • Ophthalmology-10marks

  • Psychiatry-10

NEET PG 2018 Results

Result Summary for NEET-PG 2019:

  • Availability of Results: 
  1. The results for NEET PG 2019 will be available on the official website for the examination.

  2. Candidates will have to login using the registration number and password to obtain their results.

  3. Candidates are advised to carry a copy of the results with them for future reference.

  4. The validity of the result of NEET PG 2019 shall be only for the current admission session i.e. 2019 admission session for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses and cannot be carried forward for the next session of admissions for MD/MS/PG Diploma courses.

  • Counselling Process: The Candidates with the sufficient scores in their NEET PG examination will be notified to appear for the further Counselling Process.

NEET PG 2018 Counselling

Counselling Summary for NEET-PG 2019:

  • Counselling for NEET PG: Students who have qualified the NEET PG with sufficient scores required by the board are the ones who will be called up/ notified for the Counselling Process.
  • Required Documents: Candidates will have to carry the originals and copies of their marks cards, NEET PG 2019 scores and other necessary documents communicated to the Candidate appearing for the Counselling Process.
  • Merit List Types: The merit list types are as follows, Candidates are advised to have knowledge before appearing for the Counselling process of NEET PG 2019:
    • All India NEET PG 2019 rank: This is the overall merit position of the candidate amongst all the candidates who have appeared in the NEET PG 2019

    • All India 50% quota rank: This is the overall merit position of the candidate amongst all the candidates who have appeared in the NEET PG 2019 for All India 50% quota and is valid only for All India 50% quota MD/MS/Post-Graduate Diploma Courses 2019 admission session.

    • All India 50% quota Category Rank : This is the overall merit position of the candidate in the category (OBC/SC/ST) as opted by the candidate in the NEET PG 2019 for All India 50% quota and is valid only for All India 50% quota MD/MS/Post Graduate Diploma Courses 2019 admission session only.

    • State quota/ Private medical colleges/Deemed University/AFMS rank: State quota rank, state category rank, benefit for In-service candidates, rural posting(if applicable) etc shall be determined/generated by the designated agency/authority of the concerned States/university/concerned authority as per applicable Regulation and/or their eligibility criteria,


      and applicable reservation policies.

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